Perception of environmental sounds by experienced cochlear implant patients.

  title={Perception of environmental sounds by experienced cochlear implant patients.},
  author={Valeriy Shafiro and Brian Gygi and Min-Yu Cheng and Jay J. Vachhani and Megan Mulvey},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  volume={32 4},
OBJECTIVES Environmental sound perception serves an important ecological function by providing listeners with information about objects and events in their immediate environment. Environmental sounds such as car horns, baby cries, or chirping birds can alert listeners to imminent dangers as well as contribute to one's sense of awareness and well being. Perception of environmental sounds as acoustically and semantically complex stimuli may also involve some factors common to the processing of… CONTINUE READING


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